Kendra Steiner Editions

October 23, 2014

FOSSILS, “The Cardigan Hour” (KSE #286/MJC #440), only 24 copies available from KSE

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FOSSILS

“The Cardigan Hour”   (CDR album)

KSE #286 / MJC #440 …..a collaboration with Middle James Co., Hamilton, Ontario

total edition of 48 copies (24 from KSE, 24 from Middle James Co.)

ONLY 24 COPIES AVAILABLE FROM KSE (the even-numbered copies, 2-48—–MJC  has the odd-numbered ones, 1-47)

On this album, Fossils were T. J. Borden, Daniel Farr, Rob Michalchuk, and David Payne.

Recorded live in Brantford and Hamilton, Ontario, and Buffalo, NY, in 2014

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This latest installment from the ever-evolving FOSSILS crew could be described as “chamber Fossils, ” if  such a thing is possible. If you can imagine FACE TO FACE-era Spontaneous Music Ensemble with washes of electronics woven into the fabric, you might have some idea of how this sounds….then again, it’s really nothing like that! It’s largely acoustic, with instruments being played in coloristic, non-traditional ways and with subtle electronics (and found speech—an absurd yet sad phone message). The FOSSILS emphasis on texture is primary once again, but in a way that’s fresh and unexpected….and that’s pretty much true of ANY Fossils performance or album…which is why they are ESSENTIAL to the scene.

Back during my teenage years, The Clash used to be billed by their label as “the only band that matters” (let’s not forget that this is the same label that once ran the infamous “The Man Can’t Bust Our Music” ad campaign in the late 60’s). I can’t imagine Joe Strummer approving that line, except perhaps ironically, but if there ever WAS a unit deserving of the title, I’d say it’s FOSSILS, who may make a lot of noise but let the work quietly speak for itself in the marketplace (no hype, no hipster posing, no airbrushed pics in The Wire). And if there is a DIY lo-fi independent label I admire and that is an influence on KSE, it’s Fossils’ imprint Middle James Co. They are experimental without being pretentious, their music can be both witty and jarring (simultaneously), and even after dozens and dozens of releases, I can truthfully say that I have NO IDEA what their next release will be like. With so many “art edition” labels out there, and with “underground” distributors and zines seemingly forgetting the DIY/punk/Warhol-esque basis of all we do and favoring a cojones-free artschool approach to packaging and presentation, FOSSILS and Middle James are out there keeping it honest and keeping it low budget and REAL. KSE is proud to be partnering with Fossils and MJC on another release. Get it quick….only 24 copies available from us…and 24 from MJC….

(NOTE: Middle James Co./Cardinal Records will not have this in stock  until early November, but Canadians should wait until then and order from MJC/CR)

GET YOURS NOW FROM KSE.

$8  in US postpaid                              $11 outside US postpaid

payment via paypal to      DJANGO5722(at)YAHOO(dot)COM               please include note w/ order listing items ordered and address……many thanks!

Also by FOSSILS and available from KSE:

full-sized CDR’s ($8.00 each, ppd. in US—outside US $11 )

(last few copies!!!!)   KSE #281 (CDR), FOSSILS, “Wooly Bully” (a co-release with Middle James Co.)

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March 14, 2015

FOSSILS, “For Brian Ruryk” (KSE #294), 48-copy edition, co-release with Middle James Co., now available….

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FOSSILS

For Brian Ruryk”

KSE #294/MJC #440

a co-release of Kendra Steiner Editions and Middle James Co.

CDR album, edition of 44 copies (22 from KSE, 22 from MJC)

$8 US / $11.50 elsewhere   payment via paypal to   django5722(at)yahoo(dot)com

please provide address/item ordered in a note with your paypal order….THANKS

FOSSILS BRIAN COVER

The first of three short-run FOSSILS albums we’ll be co-releasing with Middle James Co. in 2015 (we did two of those in 2014, WOOLY BULLY and THE CARDIGAN HOUR, now out of print), each an edition of 48 copies, 24 of which will be available from MJC/Cardinal Records and 24 from KSE. Actually, this new one, FOR BRIAN RURYK (KSE #294) should  be in an edition of 5000 copies because it’s brilliant. Anyone reading this already knows what FOSSILS represents: the ultimate noise collagists, low in fidelity and high in imagination. Every album is an action painting in sound, sliced and diced and sauteed until the ingredients jump from the pan. However, as good as all their many albums are, this one really should command attention. Sometimes the humor in Fossils music and the wide-range of sounds they are capable on creating take away attention from the fact that Daniel Farr and David Payne are masters of the musically diabolical: I’d rate this album as an extension of the subversively disquieting sound and aesthetic of, say, Coum Transmissions or early Throbbing Gristle. People seem to forget the DIY/punk/Burroughs/Warhol/lo-fi/cut-up/primitive/outsider orientation of the early industrial music before it was even called “industrial.”  FOSSILS are the natural heirs of the most primal, street-level, Lo-Fi and REAL side of that tradition. AND they are proudly Canadian!  Every track is different, but each section of each one is always fascinating in its construction and abrasive and full of textures. This is music that makes me feel alive! Come alive and get your own copy……but act soon, only 24 available from KSE….

FOSSILS     For Brian Ruryk”         KSE #294/MJC #440

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Other exciting experimental music CDR albums available from KSE:

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NEW FOR 2015: KSE #292, DEREK ROGERS, “Depth/Detail of Processing”

FOSSILS FLORIDA COVER

NEW FOR 2015: KSE #300 (CDR), FOSSILS & BILL SHUTE, “The Florida Nocturne Poems” (poetry and music album), cover art by MP Landis

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remaining copies of new releases from 2014:

KSE #275 (CDR), ALFRED 23 HARTH, “China Collection”

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$8 US postpaid                       $11.50 outside of US postpaid

ALL ARE AVAILABLE FOR IMMEDIATE DELIVERY

paypal funds to      django5722(at)yahoo(dot)com

and also please include a note with your order stating your mailing name/address and what albums you are ordering….Paypal does not always provide that….MANY THANKS for your ongoing support….

coming soon in late March-April-May: new releases from STEVE FLATO, MARCUS M. RUBIO, and the Gift Fig duo of  ALFRED 23 HARTH & CARL STONE

February 22, 2015

last call for many 2014 KSE albums…gone soon

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As we have an ambitious release schedule of new CDR albums of experimental music in 2015, beginning in mid-March with the new album by Derek Rogers, we will be closing out in the next week or two those 2014 releases which are nearly sold out.

So this is your final chance to get classic albums from ERNESTO DIAZ-INFANTE, FOSSILS, SMOKEY EMERY and others. All of these were editions of 100 or so and were NEVER available from so-called “underground” distributors, so act now or pay inflated collector prices in the future.

LAST CALL FOR 2014 KSE ALBUMS

$8 US postpaid                       $11 outside of US postpaid

paypal funds to      django5722(at)yahoo(dot)com

and also please include a note with your order stating your mailing name/address and what albums you are ordering….Paypal does not always provide that….MANY THANKS for your ongoing support….expect more fine experimental music from us in 2015, beginning in just a few weeks…. UNTIL THEN, grab these while you can...

ALL ARE AVAILABLE FOR IMMEDIATE DELIVERY

new releases from 2014:

KSE #284 (CDR), BRENT FARISS, “Folk Song For 27 Oboes”

BRENT OBOES

KSE # 291 (CDR), MARCUS M. RUBIO, “Cities Sinking Down”

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KSE #266 (CDR), MATT KREFTING, “Recitals”

matt recitals

KSE #286 / MJC #440  (CDR), FOSSILS, “The Cardigan Hour” (only 24 copies available from KSE!  “Chamber Fossils”)

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KSE #289 (CDR), A. J. KAUFMANN, ‘Stoned Gypsy Wanderer,” cover art by Justin Jackley

AJK, album cover

KSE #285 (CDR), SMOKEY EMERY (aka Daniel Hipolito), “Live At The Hideout Theatre”

SMOKEY LIVE

KSE #288 (CDR, spoken-word poetry), BILL SHUTE, “Worried Men and Wooden Soldiers: Bill Shute reads selected 2013-2014 poems,”  produced by Marcus Rubio

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KSE #275 (CDR), ALFRED 23 HARTH, “China Collection”

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KSE #281 (CDR), FOSSILS, “Wooly Bully” (a co-release with Middle James Co., only 20 copies available from KSE)

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KSE #279 (CDR), ERNESTO DIAZ-INFANTE, “Wistful Entrance, Wistful Exit”

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KSE #274 (CDR), MASSIMO MAGEE/TIM GREEN/MAX FOWLER-ROY, “Relentless Communion”

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and the last remaining copies of …


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KSE #257 (CDR),  ALFRED 23 HARTH, “Micro-Saxo-Phone, Edition  IV.”

January 3, 2015

Gone to SW Louisiana—-back January 12

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Headed off to Southwest Louisiana for a week of rest, relaxation, writing, good eating, beautiful country, rich culture…and horse racing at Delta Downs.

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All KSE orders rec’d as of Friday 2 January have been shipped. Orders that come in while I’m gone will be shipped within 48 hours of my return on 1/12. Be sure to grab some of these items before they are gone. We’ll be sold out of  and deleting another 4 or 5 soon.

Here’s what’s available now:

full-sized CDR’s ($8.00 each, ppd. in US—outside US $11 )

Please include a note with your paypal order including the items ordered AND your mailing address (which Paypal often fails to provide me)….thanks!

ALL ARE AVAILABLE FOR IMMEDIATE DELIVERY

new releases from 2014:

KSE #284 (CDR), BRENT FARISS, “Folk Song For 27 Oboes”

BRENT OBOES

KSE # 291 (CDR), MARCUS M. RUBIO, “Cities Sinking Down”

marcus cities

KSE #266 (CDR), MATT KREFTING, “Recitals”

matt recitals

KSE #286 / MJC #440  (CDR), FOSSILS, “The Cardigan Hour” (only 24 copies available from KSE!  “Chamber Fossils”)

fossils cover cardigan

KSE #289 (CDR), A. J. KAUFMANN, ‘Stoned Gypsy Wanderer,” cover art by Justin Jackley

AJK, album cover

KSE #285 (CDR), SMOKEY EMERY (aka Daniel Hipolito), “Live At The Hideout Theatre”

SMOKEY LIVE

 

KSE #288 (CDR, spoken-word poetry), BILL SHUTE, “Worried Men and Wooden Soldiers: Bill Shute reads selected 2013-2014 poems,”  produced by Marcus Rubio

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KSE #275 (CDR), ALFRED 23 HARTH, “China Collection”

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KSE #281 (CDR), FOSSILS, “Wooly Bully” (a co-release with Middle James Co., only 20 copies available from KSE)

GUIDE_20140709_0001

 

KSE #279 (CDR), ERNESTO DIAZ-INFANTE, “Wistful Entrance, Wistful Exit”

ernesto album cover

 

KSE #274 (CDR), MASSIMO MAGEE/TIM GREEN/MAX FOWLER-ROY, “Relentless Communion”

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and the last remaining copies of …


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KSE #257 (CDR),  ALFRED 23 HARTH, “Micro-Saxo-Phone, Edition  IV.”

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NEWEST POETRY CHAPBOOKS:

($6 US ppd/$7 elsewhere ppd)

KSE #295 (poetry-and-photography chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Caged Heat”

CAGED HEAT

KSE #278 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Life Goes To A Party, sound library series, volume 76″

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KSE #290 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Jaywalkers: ducal poems, three”

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KSE #287 (poetry-and-photography chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “The Fellowship of the Frog”  

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KSE #282 (poetry-and-photography chapbook),  BILL SHUTE, “Hot Combination” 

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KSE #280 (poetry and photography chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Guide Dogs and Bartenders on the Gulf Coast”

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payment via paypal to    django5722(at)yahoo(dot)com

Please include a note with your paypal order including the items ordered AND your mailing address (which Paypal often fails to provide me)….thanks!

Questions? Write to  django5722 (at) yahoo (dot) com   . Thanks for your support!

We have a lot planned for 2015….a new round of releases will begin in late Feb/early March with an exciting new album from DEREK ROGERS!

BTW, I’m not a mobile internet person, so I will not be online while gone…adios for now, Lake Charles is calling…

 

December 24, 2014

new album from BRENT FARISS….”FOLK SONG FOR 27 OBOES” (KSE #284)

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BRENT FARISS

“FOLK SONG FOR 27 OBOES”

CDR album    KSE #284

$8 US postpaid / $11 elsewhere postpaid

payment via paypal to DJANGO5722(at)YAHOO(dot)COM

BRENT OBOES

We are very excited to welcome back Austin composer-musician BRENT FARISS for a second KSE album, the composition FOLK SONG FOR 27 OBOES (KSE #284). Brent’s first KSE album, FOUR ENVIRONMENTS ….COLLAPSING (KSE #199, released in July 2011) was much acclaimed, he played (both solo and in duos with Rick Reed) in both of the 2011-2012 KSE Austin concerts sponsored by the Church of the Friendly Ghost, and when I was asked by Corwood Industries to assemble a group to support Jandek for the Austin 2012 concert I organized, Brent was the obvious choice for bassist. That concert was a sublime event, and Brent’s intuitive, edgy playing was an important element. One of the areas KSE wants to support through our CDR music releases is contemporary composition. This recorded performance of FOLK SONG FOR 27 OBOES was commissioned directly by Kendra Steiner Editions, and we worked with the composer at every step along the way, including the bleached-out, oversaturated cover art he provided. It’s been well worth the effort to present this stunning and fascinating  composition. Let’s let Brent Fariss himself explain the genesis of the piece:

FOLK SONG FOR 27 OBOES, COMPOSED BY BRENT FARISS

Jacob Green – oboe(s)

Brent Fariss – acoustic guitar

“Folk Song originally started as my attempt to create a beautiful folk / pop song. It quickly developed into something more complicated, taking over 4 years to complete. Why the number 27? The primary reason was due to the large number of instrument groupings I could utilize, mainly because of the number 3 (3 x 3 x 3). Obviously, finding 27 oboes willing to play this was going to be next to impossible, so I opted to seek out a single oboe player (Jacob Green) to record all of the events. The oboe tracks were recorded one at a time and then carefully mixed (with placement in the stereo field based on each parts relationship to the overtone series).

Even though the piece remains fairly abstract, with a huge emphasis on texture, I still felt it connected to the idea of “song” form, albeit one that has been slowed down quite a bit. The first section is considered the “verse”, the 2nd section (which focuses primarily on harmony, overtones, and microtonal tunings/beatings) is the “chorus”. The chorus became fascinating to me in that it becomes almost a piece for some otherworldly reed organ. It takes quite a while for this to happen, but when all 27 oboes play at once, the cluster of sound is dizzying!

Special thanks to Jacob Green (dawn of the oboe), Clark Crawford, and Nathan Wood for their assistance and patience in recording this, as well as putting up with hearing me blather on about it for so many years.

Folk Song is dedicated to my grandmothers, Lois Bird Cooper (1921-2002) and Dolores Fariss (1912-1993), both of whom offered a deep exposure to country music. Dolores (aka Granny) explained the ideas and the long tradition of stories told through western, folk or regional music…as well as giving me my first gig (playing snare drum on her acclaimed song, “The Austin Waltz”). And Lois (aka Mimi) taught me how to square dance by the age of 10, taking me all the way to the state square dancing competitions in the big city (aka Dallas)…and how much more folksy can you be than that?”

It’s amazing what composer Fariss and performer Green do in this piece….starting off with percussive  “clicking” extended techniques with the oboes then weaving in and out of all kinds of string-like textures and raga-like variations and thick, kaleidoscopic layers of oboe overtones…all held together with the same occasional acoustic guitar chord, explored from many directions, from the composer. You’ll lose all sense of time with this piece, and when it ends, you’ll want to push the “play” button again…and again.

As with any worthwhile piece of composition, you can either focus on the structure and the juxtapositions….or let it wash all over you while entering into its world….or alternate back and forth. In any event, this is an exciting album, a worthy follow-up to FOUR ENVIRONMENTS….COLLAPSING. I’ve probably seen Brent in performance a dozen times over the years with various groupings (and with the Austin New Music Co-op) and solo (and let’s not forget his membership in WACO GIRLS…), and this album really captures the inventiveness and playfulness and textural explorations (as a string player, Brent is a specialist in textural explorations) that epitomize his work. It’s KSE’s final music release of 2014,  and a testament to the forward-thinking musical talent we have here in Central Texas.

Hats off also to Jacob Green for a virtuoso performance….27 of them, that is. The oboe is an under-utilized instrument….nice to hear it taken to the limit here.

FOLK SONG FOR 27 OBOES.   Limited edition of 99 copies. Get yours NOW!   $8 US   /  $11 elsewhere

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“When all 27 oboes play at once, the cluster of sound is dizzying!”–indeed, it is!

Bio

Brent Fariss is a composer / performer living in Austin, Texas. He has collaborated in several modern music ensembles including the Austin New Music Co-op, Knob Jobs, and the Gates Ensemble. As a performer, he has worked with Phill Niblock, Ellen Fullman, Michael Pisaro, Radu Malfatti, Pauline Oliveros, Jandek, JG Thirwell, and Arnold Dreyblatt. Currently, he is completing a trilogy of music theater pieces (der IdiotprinzThe Magic Show, & the forthcomingLarry Lewis); destroying galleries & clubs alike with the retro-noise project, Waco Girls; and composing a new chamber work for Ensemble Pamplemousse (premiering Spring 2015). Fariss holds a Master’s degree in Composition from Texas State University, where he also studied the contrabass. His goal in music is exploring the nature of sound (timbre), elevating it to the same level as melody, harmony, rhythm, and form. He is the recipient of two Meet the Composer grants for the compositions, “Dim Gleam” (for choir, 2 basses, 2 percussionists and choir chimes) and “The Water Bowl” (for 4 performers, horn, trombone and percussion). In late 2014 – early 2015, Fariss will have three releases coming out on Kendra Steiner Editions (Folk Song for 27 oboes), Weighter Recordings (unitard), and Instincto Records (bliss…).

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OTHER  RECENT SMALL-EDITION, HAND-CRAFTED CDR ALBUMS OF FORWARD-THINKING MUSIC FROM KSE:

 ($8.00 each, ppd. in US        —outside US $11 )

Please include a note with your paypal order including the items ordered AND your mailing address (which Paypal often fails to provide me)….thanks!

ALL ARE AVAILABLE FOR IMMEDIATE DELIVERY

KSE # 291 (CDR), MARCUS M. RUBIO, “Cities Sinking Down”

marcus cities

KSE #266 (CDR), MATT KREFTING, “Recitals”

matt recitals

KSE #286 / MJC #440  (CDR), FOSSILS, “The Cardigan Hour” (only 24 copies available from KSE!  “Chamber Fossils”)

fossils cover cardigan

KSE #289 (CDR), A. J. KAUFMANN, ‘Stoned Gypsy Wanderer,” cover art by Justin Jackley

AJK, album cover

KSE #285 (CDR), SMOKEY EMERY (aka Daniel Hipolito), “Live At The Hideout Theatre”

SMOKEY LIVE

 

KSE #288 (CDR, spoken-word poetry), BILL SHUTE, “Worried Men and Wooden Soldiers: Bill Shute reads selected 2013-2014 poems,”  produced by Marcus Rubio

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KSE #275 (CDR), ALFRED 23 HARTH, “China Collection”

GUIDE_20140611_0001

KSE #281 (CDR), FOSSILS, “Wooly Bully” (a co-release with Middle James Co., only 20 copies available from KSE)

GUIDE_20140709_0001

 

KSE #279 (CDR), ERNESTO DIAZ-INFANTE, “Wistful Entrance, Wistful Exit”

ernesto album cover

 

KSE #274 (CDR), MASSIMO MAGEE/TIM GREEN/MAX FOWLER-ROY, “Relentless Communion”

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and the last remaining copies of …


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KSE #257 (CDR),  ALFRED 23 HARTH, “Micro-Saxo-Phone, Edition  IV.”

Thank you for your continued support of KSE and all independent, grass-roots arts organizations….as we enter our TENTH year of operation!

November 12, 2014

MARCUS M. RUBIO, new album “Cities Sinking Down” (KSE #291), now available!

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MARCUS  M.  RUBIO

“CITIES  SINKING  DOWN”

CDR album, KSE #291

$8 US postpaid / $11 elsewhere postpaid

payment via paypal to DJANGO5722(at)YAHOO(dot)COM

marcus cities

 

Proud to announce the first KSE solo album from Texas composer and multi-instrumentalist MARCUS M. RUBIO  (originally from San Antonio, now living and working in Austin). I caught  Marcus a number of times during his San Antonio period, both solo noise-drone shows and in groups such as the legendary Gospel Choir of Pillows. Marcus and I worked together on a poetry-and music album (ONLY THE IMPRINT OF AN ECHO REMAINS), which was quite well-received, and his recent albums on various other labels have been among the most essential releases of the last few years. The man is a hard worker, and the first time I saw him, there was a massive thunderstorm which killed the power at the venue. As this was an electronic music show, I was ready to leave, but Marcus told the audience, “give me five minutes,” and after some tinkering by flashlight, he managed to do his show ON HIS LAPTOP by battery power and through portable speakers. That kind of quick-thinking and can-do spirit, mixed with a fiery experimentalism and a deep knowledge of the tradition, and the alternative tradition, epitomizes everything MARCUS M. RUBIO does.

But none of that prepared me for CITIES SINKING DOWN!!!

This is an album that combines the deep American Primitive roots of a Dock Boggs or an Abner Jay with Marcus’s cutting edge contemporary compositional skills. My initial e-mail comment to Marcus when I first played the album was, “imagine Bill Monroe locked up for a weekend with Gertrude Stein’s “If I Told Him” and then released to do a recording session produced by “It’s Gonna Rain”-period Steve Reich.”   If that description sounds appealing (and how could it NOT?), then you need to get this album ASAP. Marcus has taken banjo-based songs and, like a glass blower, extended them into all kinds of warped and angular shapes. The pieces pause and swirl and build up momentum, and then go spiraling off into the atmosphere, but always with a hypnotic rhythm.

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(DOCK BOGGS)

This is a collection of fine songs but also a serious collection of minimalist composition. The pieces dig in and pull you around, as if you are on some kind of musical amusement park ride the swirls you every which way, but then releases you and thrusts you forward at high velocity. These pieces have that give and take, that lopsided elastic PUSH AND PULL. And yet, there is a beauty to the core songs which are deconstructed, and that beauty leaks through. Overall, yet another surprise from a man whose work is always surprising.

Some of you may remember that KSE’s first CDR album release was also a banjo-based album, the banjo ragas of SIR PLASTIC CRIMEWAVE on “String/Soul/Eye,” so KSE is proud to once again pay tribute to that great American instrument….

MARCUS M. RUBIO   “CITIES  SINKING  DOWN”     CDR album, KSE #291

limited edition of 130 copies

$8 US postpaid / $11 elsewhere postpaid

payment via paypal to DJANGO5722(at)YAHOO(dot)COM

  please mention “Rubio” or KSE #291 w/ your order and also provide your mailing address (which Paypal sometimes fails to….thanks)

OTHER   KSE  CDR’s  NOW AVAILABLE: 

full-sized CDR’s ($8.00 each, ppd. in US—outside US $11 )

ALL ARE AVAILABLE FOR IMMEDIATE DELIVERY

new releases for 2014:

KSE #266 (CDR), MATT KREFTING, “Recitals”

KSE #286 (CDR ), FOSSILS, “The Cardigan Hour” (limited to 48 copies, a co-release w/ Middle James Co.)

KSE #289 (CDR) A. J. KAUFMANN, “Stoned Gypsy Wanderer”

KSE #285 (CDR) SMOKEY EMERY (aka Daniel Hipolito), “Live At The Hideout Theatre”        

KSE #288 (CDR, spoken-word poetry), BILL SHUTE, “Worried Men and Wooden Soldiers: Bill Shute reads selected 2013-2014 poems,”  produced by Marcus Rubio

KSE #275 (CDR), ALFRED 23 HARTH, “China Collection”

KSE #281 (CDR), FOSSILS, “Wooly Bully” (a co-release with Middle James Co., only 20 copies available from KSE)

KSE #279 (CDR), ERNESTO DIAZ-INFANTE, “Wistful Entrance, Wistful Exit”

KSE #274 (CDR), MASSIMO MAGEE/TIM GREEN/MAX FOWLER-ROY, “Relentless Communion”

KSE #257 (CDR),  ALFRED 23 HARTH, “Micro-Saxo-Phone, Edition  IV.”

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About the compositional strategy on this album, Marcus stated that “the looping/sampling comes from a long variety of inspirational sources—a big one being the recent work of toshiya tsunoda. he does similar sampling on otherwise unprocessed field recordings that often snap back into the original sound source at a moment’s notice. sometimes, it’s even imperceptible where the loop begins and natural sound ends. essentially, I wanted to apply those same notions to pop music with it.”

More about Marcus M. Rubio can be found online at

https://marcusrubio.bandcamp.com/

https://soundcloud.com/m-rub

http://marcusrubio.com/discography/

MARCUS M one

MARCUS M two

MARCUS M three

MARCUS M four

MARCUS M six

 

KSE’s review of Marcus Rubio’s amazing album MUSIC FOR MICROPHONES can be found here:  https://kendrasteinereditions.wordpress.com/2014/07/12/marcus-rubio-music-for-microphones-cd-copy-for-your-records/

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October 31, 2014

haunting new album from MATT KREFTING, “Recitals” (KSE #266)

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MATT KREFTING

“RECITALS” (CDR album, KSE #266)

issued November 2014

$8 US postpaid / $11 elsewhere postpaid

payment via paypal to DJANGO5722(at)YAHOO(dot)COM

We’re honored to be releasing a second album from cutting-edge musical renaissance man MATT KREFTING, whose previous KSE album “Sweet Days of Discipline” was widely praised and widely enjoyed. Matt is well-known in the underground for his pioneering work with SON OF EARTH, and he’s also released widely different but equally fascinating albums on such essential labels as KYE and CHOCOLATE MONK. Although record stores might be tempted to put Krefting releases in the noise/drone/bricolage/musique concrete stack (if, indeed, there IS such a stack), there is always a purity of sound, an elegance, and a kind of going back to antiquated roots in his music….hmmm, is there such a thing as rococo post-modernism?

There is always a deep conceptual base to Matt’s albums, although it’s often felt and sensed rather than explicitly stated. With RECITALS, Mr. Krefting has chosen to investigate the world of amateur music recitals, the kind of thing perhaps best exemplified by nephew Jimmy’s fourth grade performance of a Chopin piece at the elementary school talent show. There is an authenticity to such a performance, a raw rickety beauty that today’s jaded ironists often fail to catch, a fumbling yet hyper-real sincerity, and a unique quality to both the environment in which the performance takes place and the function of the audience of family members, family friends, and schoolteachers. As Matt describes it, “they are coached and prodded, then are subject to a bizarre mixture of unrealistic scrutiny and unconditional appreciation that ceases entirely to exist once they reach adulthood….There is such an amazing tension in the sweaty-palmed fumbling of the parent’s hands against the microphone of the video camera as they film their young one offering up the fruits of their labor….RECITALS is a teasing apart of these hopes and fears.”

The source material comes from a combination of found recital material, original music of Matt’s creation and commissioned material, but the pedigree of the tree matters little when the master carpenter fashions the wood into an Art Deco cabinet in his workshop, and we are in the hands of a master craftsman with Mr. Krefting.

I know, from keeping in touch with Matt over the months of this album’s creation, that a lot of thought and a lot of time-consuming re-fashioning and editing and tweaking went on after the basic album was completed, but Matt labored over the handiwork until the gongs resonated at just the right frequency, so to speak.

And the programming of the album is brilliant, again clearly the result of a lot of thought. The first two tracks (of nine total) ground us in a somewhat known reality, but beginning with track three, we are taken off the main highway, in the dark, on unlit back-country roads in an unknown territory. I dare anyone to predict where this album is headed, once it starts to kick in. Krefting is the captain of this sound-ship, and he’s taking us on a kind of magical mystery voyage into waters not found on any map. Truly, this is a HAUNTING album, an album of great beauty, a work that is sweet-and-sour, a work that has a delicious sense of melancholy. I don’t think it’s like anything else around. The world is a more interesting place because Matt Krefting is an artist working in it…and using chunks FROM IT in the creation of his work.

Also, there aren’t a hell of a lot of people around who can simultaneously be a featured artist in the Mimaroglu Music experimental music catalog AND  sing you a deep and heartfelt version of a George Jones song in a way that can break your heart…MK is one of a kind, and we at KSE are proud to offer you this haunting and unique creation, RECITALS.

Don’t delay in getting your copy, as it’s an edition of 133 copies….

$8 US postpaid / $11 elsewhere postpaid

payment via paypal to DJANGO5722(at)YAHOO(dot)COM     please mention “Krefting” or KSE #266 w/ your order and also provide your mailing address (which Paypal sometimes fails to….thanks)

MATT photo-19

photo: Jaime Pagana

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OTHER   KSE  CDR’s  NOW AVAILABLE: 

full-sized CDR’s ($8.00 each, ppd. in US—outside US $11 )

ALL ARE AVAILABLE FOR IMMEDIATE DELIVERY

new releases for 2014:

KSE #291 (CDR),  MARCUS M. RUBIO, “Cities Sinking Down”

KSE #286 (CDR ), FOSSILS, “The Cardigan Hour” (limited to 48 copies, a co-release w/ Middle James Co.)

KSE #289 (CDR) A. J. KAUFMANN, “Stoned Gypsy Wanderer”

KSE #285 (CDR) SMOKEY EMERY (aka Daniel Hipolito), “Live At The Hideout Theatre”       

KSE #288 (CDR, spoken-word poetry), BILL SHUTE, “Worried Men and Wooden Soldiers: Bill Shute reads selected 2013-2014 poems,”  produced by Marcus Rubio

KSE #275 (CDR), ALFRED 23 HARTH, “China Collection”

KSE #281 (CDR), FOSSILS, “Wooly Bully” (a co-release with Middle James Co., only 20 copies available from KSE)

KSE #279 (CDR), ERNESTO DIAZ-INFANTE, “Wistful Entrance, Wistful Exit”

KSE #274 (CDR), MASSIMO MAGEE/TIM GREEN/MAX FOWLER-ROY, “Relentless Communion”

KSE #257 (CDR),  ALFRED 23 HARTH, “Micro-Saxo-Phone, Edition  IV.”

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and coming  later in 2014 (not available yet)….

mid-late DEC:     KSE #284 (CDR), BRENT FARISS, “Folk Song For 27 Oboes”

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note: earlier KSE releases from MATT KREFTING (all out of print now):

KSE #259, THE PRINCESS OF KNIGHT AVENUE (poetry chapbook)

KSE #220, SWEET DAYS OF DISCIPLINE (CDR album)

KSE #272, POLYMORPHOUS URBAN: POEMS FOR LOU REED (poetry chapbook, includes poems by MK, Jim D. Deuchars, Michael Layne Heath, Luis Cuauhtemoc Berriozabal, A. J. Kaufmann)

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as always, thank you for your support of independent arts collectives such as KSE…and of unclassifiable original artists such as MATT KREFTING…

December 16, 2008

KSE Bibliography/Discography (update 10 June 2019)

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U N D E R    C O N S T R U C T I O N   A work in progress, compiled by David Fern (Bristol, England) and Bill Shute (San Antonio, Texas).  Last updated  10 June 2019. Send any questions or additions or corrections to us here at the KSE blog.

NOTE:  RELEASE NUMBERS DO NOT NECESSARILY REFLECT ORDER OF RELEASE OR ORDER OF COMPOSITION, except in the larger picture. For instance, #5 was surely written and released before #18, but #11 might not have been.

KSE #414 (poetry book), BILL SHUTE, “Riverside Fugue,” professionally published 60-page open-field, long-form poem composed in Texas and Louisiana in late 2018 and the first half of 2019, completed in June 2019….should be available later in the summer of 2019 from your local Amazon website wherever you live…

KSE #413 (poetry book), BILL SHUTE, “Among The Newly Fallen,” professionally published 46-page open-field poem composed in Cleveland County, Oklahoma, in the summer of 2018….published December 2018, available in paperback from your local Amazon website wherever you live, locally printed for you with local postage!

KSE #408 (poetry book), BILL SHUTE, “Satori In Natchez,” professionally published 60 page collection of all seven Natchez Poems from 2017, now available from Amazon in both North America and Europe in the Fall of 2018….also available on Kindle

KSE #404 (poetry book), BILL SHUTE,”Sculpture Garden In The Snow”, 50-page collection of 2015 poems,….available November 2017 from Amazon in both North America and Europe

KSE #402 (CDR), CONTEMPORARY SHAMISEN DUO (Ryota Saito & Joshua Weitzel), “Genpatsuryoku” expected July 2018

KSE #401 (CDR), YYIYE, private release of public domain material for free distribution

KSE #400 (CDR), ALFRED 23 HARTH / NICOLA L. HEIN, “When The Future Was Now”

KSE #399 (CDR), ROBERT HORTON / LISA CAMERON, “The Ten Thousand Things”, the second-to-last KSE music release, November 2018

KSE #398 (CDR), DANE ROUSAY, “an inevitable solution (to),” solo percussion, released April 2018

KSE #397 (CDR), TAKUJI NAKA / TIM OLIVE, “Quince”, the final KSE music release, November 2018

KSE #396 (CDR), MASSIMO MAGEE, “Tenor Tales,” solo saxophone, released April 2018

KSE #395 (CDR), BILL SHUTE, “Sculpture Garden In The Snow: Bill Shute reads selected 2015 poems,” spoken-word poetry album, recorded by Marcus Rubio in Austin, TX

KSE #394 (CDR), XTERIP (Lisa Cameron/Robert Horton/Raub Roy/Lee Ann Cameron), “The Frisbee Sessions” released 30 Dec. 2017

KSE #393 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Arising, Abiding, and Decay” (composed in Natchez, MS)

KSE #392 (poetry chapbook), JOHN SWEET, ‘Heathen Tongue” expected February 2018

KSE #391 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Satori in Natchez” (composed in Natchez, MS)

KSE #390 (CDR), MATT KREFTING, “Microchips” November 2017

KSE #389 (CDR), private release not for sale (C on C)

KSE #388 (CDR), private release not for sale (HR 26-28)

KSE #387 (CDR), ERNESTO DIAZ-INFANTE, “the lovers escape / los amantes escapan” solo nylon-string guitar, released January 2018

KSE #386 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Trimmings”

KSE #385 (CDR), TOM CREAN….”3 Heads Tame”

KSE #384 (poetry book), BILL SHUTE, “Bridge On The Bayou”….book-length, professionally published collection of the Arnaudville Poems, composed in Louisiana in 2016, edited/formatted by Wyatt Doyle of New Texture (similar  in format to the DOWN AND OUT IN GULFPORT AND BILOXI book)…you can order it here in the US:  http://amzn.to/2jxJaZc    Readers in Canada or Europe can search for BRIDGE ON THE BAYOU, BILL SHUTE at your local Amazon store in your home country and get the book at local prices with local postage cost.

KSE #383 (CD), MORE EAZE, “Staring At A  Statue of Paint,” released 1/1/2018

KSE #382 (poetry chapbook) BILL SHUTE, “The Difficulties, The Impossibilities” (composed in Natchez, MS)

KSE #381 (CDR), BILL SHUTE, “Bridge On The Bayou: Bill Shute Reads the Arnaudville Poems”….readings of the five poems composed in Louisiana in 2016, soon to be published in one book-length volume….recorded by Marcus Rubio/More Eaze (note: early copies of this album in circulation among friends and some local San Antonians were mis-labelled as KSE #368)

KSE #380 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Time Crystals” (composed in Natchez, MS)

KSE #379 (CDR), SHANGHAI QUARTET with Alfred 23 Harth, “ShangShan/Stone Age Music”

KSE #378 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Meltdown” (composed in Natchez, MS)

KSE #377 (CDR), JOHN BELL, ‘Cambridge Surprise Minor and other peals’

KSE #376 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “New Jerusalem” (composed in Natchez, MS)

KSE #375 (CDR), MASSIMO MAGEE & JAMES L. MALONE, “The Limits Of The Possible”

KSE #374 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Guest Register” (composed in Natchez, MS)

KSE #373 (CDR), DANE ROUSAY, “Anatomize”

KSE #372 (CDR), ERNESTO DIAZ-INFANTE, “Manitas” solo classical guitar

KSE #371 (CDR), SAMUEL DUNSCOMBE & TIM OLIVE, “Zanshi”

KSE #370 (CDR), KSE 11th ANNIVERSARY ALBUM, compilation of 11 artists, released March 2017….Jen Hill/Matthew Revert/Vanessa Rossetto/Brian Ruryk/John Bell/Massimo Magee/Lisa Cameron/Ernesto Diaz-Infante/More Eaze/Fossils/Steve Flato

KSE #369 (CDR) A.F. JONES, Four Dot Three To One

KSE #368 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Find A Place To Die”

KSE #367 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Left-Handed Cherubs”

KSE #366 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Approaching The Apparent”

KSE #365 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Satori in Southern Oklahoma”

KSE #364 (poetry chapbook), LUIS CUAUHTEMOC BERRIOZABAL, “Make The Light Mine” July 2016

KSE #363 (CDR), ALFRED 23 HARTH’s BERLIN ENSEMBLES, November 30, 2016

KSE #362 (CDR), FOSSILS AND BILL SHUTE, “Florida Nocturne Revisited” late Fall 2016

KSE #361 (not released at the time–a new number assigned to this project)

KSE #360 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Scrapple” Nov-Dec 2016

KSE #359 (CDR) TOM CREAN & MATT ROBIDOUX, “blank space”  Sept-Oct 2016

KSE #358 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Satori in Opelousas” October 2016

KSE #357 (CDR), LISA CAMERON & DANIEL HIPOLITO (Smokey Emery) new album Fall 2016

KSE #356 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Reconditioning” September 2016

KSE #355 (CDR), MORE EAZE new album Fall 2016

KSE #354 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Revelation in Slow Motion” July-August 2016

KSE #353 (CDR), FOSSILS new album Fall 2016

KSE #352 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Bridge on the Bayou” June-July 2016

KSE #351 (CDR) MASSIMO MAGEE, “Music In 3 Spaces” June 2016

KSE #350 (CDR) ANTHONY GUERRA / BILL SHUTE, “Subtraction” KSE reissue of album originally released in 2011 on Black Petal Records, Australia , June 2016

KSE #349 (CDR), private release not for sale (JRI Vol. 2)

KSE #348 (CDR), private release not for sale (JRI Vol. 1)

KSE #347 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Monumental Movements: Cassette Poems Three” June 2016

KSE #346 (CDR), private release not for sale (IPTBI Vol. 2)

KSE #345 (CDR), private release not for sale (IPTBI Vol. 1)

KSE #344 (CDR), private release not for sale (IA-C)

KSE #343 (CDR), private release not for sale (ON)

KSE #342 (CDR), private release not for sale (YTJD)

KSE #341 (CDR), private release not for sale (GM-YBYL)

KSE #340 (CDR), private release not for sale, INNER MYSTIQUE RADIO #25

KSE #339 (CDR), private release not for sale (PH)

KSE #338 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Gulf Coast Trilogy: Down And Out In Gulfport and Biloxi; Thirty Seconds Over Pensacola; Panama City Blues” …professionally printed and bound 24-page collection containing all three multi-part poems, cover painting by Alfred 23 Harth

KSE #337 (CDR), private release not for sale, vintage public domain recordings (GGQ) provided free with KSE #335

KSE #336 (CDR), ALFRED 23 HARTH, “Kepler 452b Edition”, June-July 2016

KSE #335 (CDR), REVEREND RAYMOND BRANCH, “The Rainbow Gospel Hour…On The Air!” June 2016

KSE #334 (CDR), BRIAN RURYK, “Actual Size…degress again”, mid April 2016

KSE #333 (CDR), ERNESTO DIAZ-INFANTE, “Tunnels,” April 2016

KSE #332 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Panama City Blues: Gulf Coast Trilogy, Three” (PRIVATE RELEASE IN TRADITIONAL KSE FORMAT)

KSE #331 (CDR), KSE 10th ANNIVERSARY ALBUM….10 different artists…expected late January 2016

KSE #330 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Thirty Seconds Over Pensacola: Gulf Coast Trilogy, Two” (PRIVATE RELEASE IN TRADITIONAL KSE FORMAT)

KSE #329 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Good to Do, Good to Have Done”

KSE #328 (CDR) UNDERCARRIAGE: LISA CAMERON & NATHAN BOWLES, December 2015

KSE #327 (CDR) BELLTONE SUICIDE (Mike Barrett), “Wave Table Erotica”, December 2015

KSE #326 (CDR) MORE EAZE, “Abandoning Finitude,” December 2015

KSE #325 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Trickle-Down City Limits”

KSE #324 (CDR) FOSSILS, “Modern Architecture,” cover art by Wyatt Doyle,  November 2015

KSE #323 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Ten – Ten”

KSE #322 (CDR), WEREWHEELS (Sir Plastic Crimewave and Dawn Aquarius),  “Live, Raw and Psycho in Japan”, November 2015

KSE #321 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Crack-up 2016”

KSE #320 (CDR), MIKE BARRETT & TOM CREAN, “CASUAL LUDDITES”, October 2015

KSE #319 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Sculpture Garden in the Snow” Creel Pone Sound Study #11

KSE #318 (CDR), ALFRED 23 HARTH & JOHN BELL, “CAMELLIA”

KSE #317 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Inventing One’s Own Land”

KSE #316 (CDR), MASSIMO MAGEE & DAVID W. STOCKARD, “INTERROGATORIES”

KSE #315 (artwork), REACHING BACKWARD, edition of 10 copies

KSE #314 (CDR), BELLTONE SUICIDE, “Non-Conformist Sessions” REISSUE of KSE #262, of which there were only THREE copies in circulation before the master became corrupted….the owner of one of those three copies loaned it back to us, and voila, we’ve gotten this classic back into print….edition of 50 copies, so grab one now! Mike Barrett will also be selling this at his shows, for those in Western Massachusetts….some changes to the packaging, so if you’ve got 262, hold onto it….it’s a super-rarity!

KSE #313 (poetry and photography chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Flags No Longer at Half-Mast: Cassette Poems Two”

KSE #312 (CDR) FOSSILS, “With Brian Ruryk”, a joint release with Middle James Co., MJC #441….note: early copies of this are mistakenly labelled KSE #294, which of course was FOR BRIAN RURYK…48 copy edition….KSE distributed 24 copies, Middle James the other 24….

KSE #311 (poetry and photography chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Liars In A Strange Rainy World: Cassette Poems One”

KSE #310 (CDR) MORE EAZE (Marcus M. Rubio), “Accidental Prizes” late July 2015

KSE #309 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Down And Out in Gulfport and Biloxi: Gulf Coast Trilogy, One” (PRIVATE RELEASE IN TRADITIONAL KSE FORMAT)

KSE #308, (CDR) JEN HILL, “The Shape of It,” July 2015

KSE #307, (CDR) STEVE FLATO, “Exhaust System”, late March 2015

KSE #306 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Manipulating Ambiguity,” Summer 2015

KSE #305, (CDR) RAMBUTAN, “Remember Me Now,” July 2015

KSE #304 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Good to Do, Good to Have Done”, Spring-Summer 2015…NOTE: this was actually never released, just circulated among friends and sole at a reading….so it’s being reissued as #329…if you have one numbered #304, it must be one of a dozen or so original copies….

KSE #303 (CDR), FADENSONNEN, “PD7” spring-summer 2015

KSE #302 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Satori in Lake Charles,” Spring-Summer 2015, cover art by Justin Jackley

KSE #301 (poetry chapbook), JIM D. DEUCHARS, “Ohio Connecting Railroad Bridge”, April-May 2015

KSE #300 (CDR), FOSSILS & BILL SHUTE, “The Florida Nocturne Poems, ” cover art by MP Landis

KSE #299, Ernesto Diaz-Infante and Lisa Cameron, “Sol Et Terra”

KSE #298, Alfred 23 Harth and Carl Stone: Gift Fig, “Stellenbosch,” live in South Africa, Sept. 2014…released May 2015

KSE #297 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Lines and Fines, sound library series, volume 77”, cover art by Justin Jackley, Spring 2015

KSE #296 (CDR) THE GARMENT DISTRICT featuring Jennifer Baron, “Luminous Toxin”…June 2015, first of our Summer 2015 batch of releases…

KSE #295 (poetry-and-photography chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Caged Heat”

KSE #294 (CDR), FOSSILS, “For Brian Ruryk”…Spring 2015…a joint release with Middle James Co.

KSE #293 (CDR), MORE EAZE (Marcus M. Rubio), “stylistic deautomatization”

KSE #292 (CDR), DEREK ROGERS, “Depth/Detail of Processing” released March 2015

KSE #291 (CDR), MARCUS M. RUBIO, “Cities Sinking Down”

KSE #290 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Jaywalkers: ducal poems, three,” released Fall 2014

KSE #289 (CDR), A. J. KAUFMANN, ‘Stoned Gypsy Wanderer,” cover art by Justin Jackley…

KSE #288 (spoken-word poetry CDR), BILL SHUTE, “Worried Men and Wooden Soldiers: Bill Shute Reads Selected 2013-2014 Poems,” produced by Marcus Rubio, released August-September 2014.

KSE #287 (poetry-and-photography chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “The Fellowship of the Frog,” released July-August 2014

KSE #286 (CDR) FOSSILS, “The Cardigan Hour”–released November 2014…a joint release with Middle James Co.

KSE #285 (CDR), SMOKEY EMERY (aka Daniel Hipolito), “Live At The Hideout Theatre,” released October 2014

KSE #284 (CDR), BRENT FARISS, “Folk Song For 27 Oboes,” released late Sept./early October 2014

KSE #283 (CDR), SMOKEY EMERY (aka Daniel Hipolito), “Incident at Town Lake”….reissue of 3” mini CDR  from 2011

KSE #282 (poetry-and-photography chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Hot Combination,” released June 2014

KSE #281/MJC  #439 (CDR), FOSSILS, “Wooly Bully” released July 2014…a joint release with Middle James Co.

KSE #280 (art-and-poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Guide Dogs and Bartenders on the Gulf Coast” released May 2014

KSE #279 (CDR), ERNESTO DIAZ-INFANTE, “Wistful Entrance, Wistful Exit,” to be released July/August 2014

KSE #278 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Life Goes To A Party” (sound library series, volume 76), issued October 2014

KSE #277 (CDR), URKAS, “Stamen and Pistil” (URKAS is the duo of Parashi and Xanthocephalus), to be released July/August 2014

 KSE #276 (art-and-poetry chapbook), DAVID PAYNE / BILL SHUTE, “Blues With A Bridge” released June 2014

KSE #275 (CDR), ALFRED 23 HARTH, “China Collection,” released July 2014…live recordings from Shanghai/Hong Kong/Macao and related studio works like a new Peking Opera remix… all from the years 2011 – 2013

KSE #274 (CDR), MASSIMO MAGEE/TIM GREEN/MAX FOWLER-ROY, “Relentless Communion,” released May 2014

KSE #273 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Someplace on Anywhere Road” (sound library series, volume 75),  released March 2014

KSE #272 (poetry chapbook) POLYMORPHOUS URBAN: POEMS FOR LOU REED, featuring new Reed-inspired poetry from LUIS CUAUHTEMOC BERRIOZABAL, JIM D. DEUCHARS, MICHAEL LAYNE HEATH, A. J. KAUFMANN, and MATT KREFTING. Art by David Payne. Expected March 2014.

KSE #271 (CDR), FOSSILS/BILL SHUTE, “Diesel Fallout Dixie Stampede,” to be released late Feb/early March 2014

KSE #270 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Dance In Progress Down By The River: ducal poems, two” to be released early 2014

KSE #269 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “That Eccentric Rag” (sound library series, volume 74) , November 2013

KSE #268 (CDR), CATHAL RODGERS (Wereju), “Instrumental Conditioning”, released April 2014

KSE #267 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Circle of Fourths: ducal poems, one”

KSE #266 (CDR), MATT KREFTING, “Recitals”…coming June 2014

KSE #265 (art-and-poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “The Language of Construction”, released July 2013

KSE #264 (CDR), EGG, EGGS, “Off Yellow Soft Pillow” (to be released, February 2014)

KSE #263 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “WORRIED MEN AND WOODEN SOLDIERS:  POSTSCRIPTS TO GUERNICA, BOOK ONE,” to be released AugustSeptember 2013

KSE #262 (CDR), BELLTONESUICIDE, ” NON-CONFORMIST SESSIONS” (this is an extended reissue of the 3″ mini-cdr KSE #185, with the full contents of the recording sessions)–note: the master on this has become corrupted, so until further notice, this has been deleted

KSE #261 (art-and-poetry chapbook), DANIEL HIPOLITO & BILL SHUTE, “Meditations on a One-Way Trail,” to be issued June-July 2013

KSE #260 (CDR), TOM CREAN, “wired Love”, August 2013

KSE #259 (poetry chapbook), MATT KREFTING, “The Princess of Knight Avenue,” to be issued June-July 2013

KSE #258 (poetry chapbook), GRAHAM LAMBKIN, “Slimmers Verb,” to be issued June-July 2013.

KSE #257 (CDR),  Alfred 23 Harth, “Micro-Saxo-Phone, Edition  IV.” Issued June-July 2013.

KSE #256 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Led Along,” issued March 2013

KSE #255 (cdr) ERNESTO DIAZ-INFANTE/LISA CAMERON/LEE DOCKERY, Live At the KSE 6th ANNIVERSARY CONCERT, issued May 2013

KSE #254 (cdr), DJIN AQUARIAN/SIR PLASTIC CRIMEWAVE & THE EVERAFTER, Live in San Francisco 10/2011, issued March 2013

KSE #253 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Dream Static,” issued January 2013

KSE #252 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Throwaway B-side,”  issued March 2013

KSE #251 (cdr), FORBES GRAHAM, “Return: The Journey,” issued February 2013

KSE #250 (poetry chapbook), DOUG DRAIME, “Dusk With Carol,” issued March-April 2013

KSE #249 (poetry chapbook), A.J. KAUFMANN, “Hosannah Honeypots (Sound Library Series, Volume 72)”, expected April 2013

KSE #248 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Jupiter In The Rearview Mirror: Florida Nocturne Poems, Book Four,” expected October 2012

KSE #247 (CDR), MARCUS RUBIO & BILL SHUTE, “Only The Imprint Of An Echo Remains” (poetry and electronic music album, recorded in San Antonio, TX)

KSE #246 (CDR) private release, not for sale (Inner Mystique Radio #32, Christmas 1989 show)

KSE #245 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Peach Cobbler In The Poker Room: Florida Nocturne Poems, Book Three,” expected September 2012

KSE #244 (poetry chapbook), MICHAEL LAYNE HEATH, “Unbroadcast Reruns,” cover art by Carl Smith, expected Christmas 2012.

KSE #243 (CDR), VENISON WHIRLED (aka Lisa Cameron, CDR), “The Many Moods of Venison Whirled”,  March 2013.

KSE #242 (CDR), private release, not for sale (Bill Shute, WMUA-FM interview w/ Mike Barrett, May 2011)

KSE #241 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Mondo Daytona: Florida Nocturne Poems, Book Two”, July 2012

KSE #240 (CDR), SPRILLS OF ORE, “Time Mirrors”, July-August 2013

KSE #239 (CDR), FOSSILS, “Bells and Gulls,” September-October 2012

KSE #238 (CDR), DANIEL HIPOLITO/EVA KELLY/BILL SHUTE, “Fascination” (poetry and electronic music, recorded live at KSE 6th Anniversary Concert, 4/29/2012)

KSE #237 (CDR),  MICHAEL BARRETT & MIKE GRIFFIN, “Birtual Seme-Alabak”,   Fall 2012

KSE #236 (poetry chapbook), JIM D. DEUCHARS, new work inspired by Thelonious Monk, Volume 71 in the Sound Library Series, Summer 2012.

KSE #235 (CDR), BOOK OF SHADOWS, “Chimaera,” issued December 2012

KSE #234 (poetry chapbook), BILL  SHUTE, “Shades of Night Descending: Florida Nocturne  Poems, Book One,” issued July 2012

KSE #233 (CDR), ALFRED 23 HARTH / CARL STONE / SAMM BENNETT / KAZUHISA UCHIHASHI, “The Expats, “ issued January 2013

KSE #232 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Tonalist Fury” (Sound Library Series, Volume 70), April 2012

KSE #231 (CDR), PARASHI, “Zone of Alienation” (full-sized CDR reissue of KSE #186, which was a 3″ mini-cdr, this reissue is limited to 37 copies), issued June 2012

KSE #230 (CDR),  PRIVATE  RELEASE, not for sale!

KSE #229 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Three From The Earth” (Sound Library Series, Volume 69)

KSE #228 (CDR), UNMOOR, “Night Driver,” issued July 2012

KSE #227 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Water’s Edge” (Sound Library Series, Volume 68)

KSE #226 (CDR), DEREK ROGERS, “Born Into Systems,” issued August 2012

KSE #225 (CDR), XANTHOCEPHALUS, “3 W B” REISSUE (full-sized CDR reissue of KSE #204, which was a 3″ mini-cdr, this reissue is limited to 35 copies), issued April 2012

KSE #224 (CDR), MASSIMO MAGEE & TIM GREEN, “Direct To Tape” REISSUE (full-sized CDR reissue of KSE #191, which was a 3″ mini-cdr, this reissue is limited to 30 numbered copies)

KSE #223 (CDR), ALISTAIR CROSBIE, “A Campfire In The Snow,” issued June 2012

KSE #222 (CDR), MASSIMO MAGEE, “Sopranino Solo,” cover art by M P Landis, issued June 2012.

KSE #221 (CDR), DEREK ROGERS, “circum_navigate” REISSUE (full-sized CDR reissue of KSE #170, which was a 3″ mini-cdr, this reissue is limited to 30 numbered copies)

KSE #220  (CDR), MATT KREFTING, “Sweet Days of Discipline, “ issued July 2012.

KSE #219 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Is It Off–Is It On” (Sound Library Series, Volume 65), small edition prepared as a giveaway to regular KSE customers in early February 2012…this appeared in different from on the “Junk Sculpture from the New Gilded Age” spoken-word cdr

KSE #218 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Florentine Dictations” (Sound Library Series, Volume 64), small edition prepared for 1/31/12 Austin reading at Ruta Maya, some extras available for sale via KSE…this appeared in different form on the “Junk Sculpture from the New Gilded Age” spoken-word cdr

KSE #217 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Fascination” (Sound Library Series, Volume 67) , issued March-April 2012.

KSE #216 (poetry chapbook), JOHN SWEET, “Brave Retreat”, issued July 2012.

KSE #215 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Outfake”  (Sound Library Series, Volume 66), issued January 2012

KSE #214 (CDR), SABRINA SIEGEL,”Bottlecaps,” issued January 2012

KSE # 213 (CDR), BILL SHUTE, “Junk Sculpture For The New Gilded Age,” issued December 2011 (in distribution since August 2011), spoken-word poetry album featuring new works from 2010-2011, including many not yet published (for instance, volumes 61-65 of the Sound Library Series), the focus is on pieces read during my East Coast appearances in May 2011…

KSE #212 (poetry chapbook), ADRIAN MANNING, “These Hands of Mine,” issued January 2012

KSE #211 (CDR)–private release, not for sale

KSE #210 (CDR), HEATHER LEIGH, “Empire,” cover art by Bob Bruno,  issued 29 February 2012

KSE #209 (CDR)—private release, not for sale

KSE #208 (CDR), ANTHONY GUERRA & BILL SHUTE, “subtraction” (limited USA re-press of CD originally issued on Black Petal Records, Australia)

KSE #207 (CDR), ALFRED HARTH & CARL STONE, “Gift Fig,” issued 15 January 2012

KSE #206  (CDR), ERNESTO DIAZ-INFANTE, “Emilio, “  issued November 2011.

KSE #205, (3-inch cdr), ST 37, “K B D P,” issued October 2011.

KSE #204, (3-inch cdr), XANTHOCEPHALUS, “3 W B,” issued August 2011.

KSE #203, (3-inch cdr), R. LEE DOCKERY, “Live at the Salvage Vanguard Theater,” issued September 2011.

KSE #202, (3-inch cdr), BOOK OF SHADOWS, “Poppets and Strings,” issued August 2011.

KSE #201, (CDR), ANDREAS BRANDAL, “Disturbing The Dust.” issued June 2011.

KSE #201 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Digression: Lines for Lennie Tristano.”  Sound Library Series, Volume 63.

KSE #200 (3-inch cdr), ALFRED 23 HARTH/SOOJUNG KAE/CHANG U CHOI, “Red Canopy,” issued May 2011.

KSE #199 (CDR), BRENT FARRIS, “Four Environments…Collapsing,” issued July 2011.

KSE #198 (3-inch cdr), MATAMOROS (Derek Rogers & Lee Dockery), “Five-Toned Rows,” issued June-July 2011.

KSE #197, A.J. KAUFMANN, “Love Lions of Paris,” issued October 2011.

KSE #196 (3-inch CDR), SMOKEY EMERY, “Incident at Town Lake,” issued September 2011.

KSE #196 (poetry chapbook), BILL SHUTE, “Raga: That Which Colors The Mind.”  Sound Library Series, Volume 62.

KSE #195, REPRINT OF KSE #35, BRAD KOHLER/BILL SHUTE, “Exacta Box.” 

KSE #194 (3-inch cdr), VENISON WHIRLED (Lisa Cameron), “XIBALBA”, issued April 2011.

KSE #193, Michael Casey, “The Wall Board Knife,” issued October 2011.

KSE #192, Michael Casey, “Diction Is A Detriment,” to be issued in 2012, we hope!

KSE #191 (3-inch CDR), Massimo Magee & Tim Green, “Direct To Tape”, issued May-June 2011.

KSE #190,  LAST-MINUTE CANCELLATION–NUMBER WILL NOT BE USED…

KSE #189, (CDR) Nick Hennies, “Objects.” Issued March 2011.

KSE #188, (3-inch CDR), Derek Rogers/Bill Shute, “Four Texas Streams”. Issued February 2011. poetry & music, 2 tracks, approx. 16 min.

KSE #187, Bill Shute, “Surrounded By The Moment.” Sound Library Series, Volume 60. Issued late March 2011.

KSE #186, (3-inch CDR), Parashi, “Zone of Alienation.”  Issued March 2011.

KSE #185, (3-inch CDR), Belltonesuicide, “non-conformist.” Issued March 2011.

KSE #184, Michael Layne Heath, “Jazzbo Wind,”  issued March 2011.

KSE #183 (3-inch CDR), Kuschty Rye Ergot, “Senescence.” Issued January 2011.

KSE #182 (3-inch CDR), Sean Gadoury, “Arc Light.” Issued January 2011.

KSE #181, John Sweet, “Continuum.” Issued January 2011 ;

KSE #180, Bill Shute, “Autumn.” Sound Library Series, Volume 59. Issued January 2011 ;

KSE #179 (3-inch CDR), Andreas Brandal, “Minus.” Issued  September 2010 ;

KSE #178 (3-inch CDR), Rambutan, “Age of None.” Issued September 2010 ;

KSE #177 (business-card CDR), Bill Shute, “Silhouettes.” Spoken word, the author reading KSE #3, recorded in Austin, TX. Issued late July 2010. Running time 4:40. DELETED SOON AFTER RELEASE–this track was then included on KSE #171.

KSE #176 (3-inch CDR), Ophibre, “St. Asphalt (Patron Saint of Army Ants).” Issued late July 2010.

KSE #175 (CDR),  Alfred 23 Harth, “Micro-Saxo-Phone, Edition  III.” Issued December 2010.

KSE #174,  Luis Cuauhtemoc Berriozabal, “Digging a Grave.” Issued December 2010.

KSE #173,  Bill Shute, “Butterfly Mind.” Sound Library Series, Volume 58. Issued December 2010.

KSE #172 (CDR), Sir Plastic Crimewave, “String/Soul/Eye.” Issued September 2010.

KSE #171 (CDR), Bill Shute, “San Antonio Sky Songs.” Issued September 2010. 40+ minute spoken-word poetry CDR of material from 2006-2009.

KSE #170 (3-inch CDR). Derek Rogers, “Circum_Navigate.” Issued July-August 2010.

KSE #169, Bill Shute, “Seawall.” Sound Library Series, Volume 57. Issued July 2010.

KSE #168, Doug Draime, “For A Dream Ended.” Issued late July/early August 2010.

KSE #167, Bill Shute, “Down Bridge Street.” Sound Library Series, Volume 56. Issued August 2010.

KSE #166, A.J. Kaufmann, “Amazon, The Fame of God.” Cinema Poetry Series, Volume 4. Issued late June/early July 2010.

KSE #165, Bill Shute, “Oneness and the Sun.” Sound Library Series, Volume 55. Issued late May 2010.

KSE #164, Jono Tosch, “Probably.” Issued late May 2010.

KSE #163, Bill Shute, “Deep Focus.” Sound Library Series, Volume 54. Issued April 2010.

KSE #162, Michael Ceraolo, “Cleveland Scores Early.” Issued April 2010.

KSE #161, Bill Shute, “Lament For The Living: Chet Baker’s Final Session.” Sound Library Series, Volume 53. Issued  March 2010.

KSE #160, John Sweet, “This Moment, Reflected In Ice.” Issued March 2010.

KSE #159, A.J. Kaufmann & Bill Shute, “78 Horizons.” Sound Library Series, Volume 52. Issued 15 January 2010. (note: this is a joint publication, like the Next Exit volumes, but NOT a Kaufmann-Shute “collaboration”. )

KSE #158, Zachary C. Bush, “Is This Deformed?” Issued 15 February 2010.

KSE #157, Bill Shute, “Emergency.” Sound Library Series, Volume 51. Issued 1 January 2010. This chapbook is a free 2010 New Year’s gift to supporters/friends/customers of KSE

KSE #156, Bill Shute, “The Mosquitoes of La Marque.” Sound Library Series, Volume 50. Issued 10 February 2010.

KSE #155,  Jim D. Deuchars,  “Monongahela Abstract Construct.” Issued 13 January 2010.

KSE #154,  A.J. Kaufmann, “Vagabond Vacancy.” Issued 5 January 2010.

KSE #153, Bill Shute, “The Twenty-Fifth Life of Alcyone.” Sound Library Series, Volume 49. Issued 5 December 2009 .

KSE #152,  K.M. Dersley, “Many Septembers.” Issued 25 December 2009.

KSE #151,  A.J. Kaufmann & Bill Shute, “Twombly’s Siracusa.” Issued 1 December 2009.

KSE #150,  Michael Layne Heath, “Loons of a Dogman.”Sound Library Series, Volume 48. Issued 25 November 2009.

KSE #149,  A. J. Kaufmann, “Via Alighieri.” Cinema Poetry Series, Volume 3. Issued 15 November 2009.

KSE #148,  Misti Rainwater-Lites, “Vegas the Hard Way.” Issued 10 November 2009.

KSE #147Bill Shute, “Nobody Knows, Nobody Sees.” Cinema Poetry Series, Volume 2.  Issued 15  October 2009.

KSE #146,  MK Chavez & Mira Horvich, “Pinnacle.”  Issued 10 October 2009.

KSE #145,  A. J. Kaufmann & Bill Shute, “Blues for Duffy Power.” Issued 20 September 2009.

KSE #144,  Zachary C. Bush, “Spin.” Issued mid-August 2009.

KSE #143, A. J. Kaufmann, “Symbolisme Psychédélique.” Sound Library Series, Volume 47. In memory of Sky Sunlight Saxon, issued simultaneously with KSE #142 in early August 2009.

KSE #142, Bill Shute, “Plink, Plonk & Scratch.” Sound Library Series, Volume 46. In memory of Sky Sunlight Saxon, issued simultaneously with KSE #143 in early August 2009.

KSE #141, Luis Cuauhtemoc Berriozabal & Cynthia Etheridge, “Overcome.” Issued mid-July 2009.

KSE #140, Bill Shute, “Subtraction.” Issued early July 2009.

KSE #139, A. J. Kaufmann, “Antiquewhite Rain.” Sound Library Series, Volume 45. Issued early July 2009.

KSE #138, Bill Shute, “The Stumble.” Sound Library Series, Volume 44. Issued June 2009.

KSE #137, Aleathia Drehmer, “Circles.” Issued June 2009.

KSE #136, Bill Shute, “More.” Sound Library Series, Volume 43. Issued  May 2009.

KSE #135,  Bill Shute, “Stereo Action.” Sound Library Series, Volume 42. Issued late April 2009.

KSE #134,  Ronald Baatz, “Headlights From The Otherside Of The World.” Issued May 2009.

 KSE #133, Bill Shute, “This Day Without.” Sound Library Series, Volume 41. Issued  early April 2009.

KSE #132, Doug Draime, “Knox County.” Photographs by Lena Ozuna. Issued April 2009.

KSE #131, Bill Shute, “Acres.” Sound Library Series, Volume 40. Issued March 2009.

KSE #130, Misti Rainwater-Lites, “Odd Years.” Issued March 2009.

KSE #129, Mira Horvich & Bill Shute, “Suspension.”

KSE #128, Bill Shute, “Hours Past Sunset.” Sound Library Series, Volume 39.

KSE #127, Brad Kohler, “Dog Nights, Dog Days.” Issued March 2009.

KSE #126, Michael Layne Heath, “Grey Rage (Dyed)”. Issued February 2009.

KSE #125, Bill Shute, “Marking Time.”

KSE #124, Michael Jacobson & Bill Shute, “A Gift of Stars.”  Issued December 2008.

KSE #123, Bill Shute, “We’ll All Get By.” Sound Library Series, Volume 38.

KSE #122, Luis Cuauhtemoc Berriozabal. “Still Human.” Issued late December 2008.

KSE #121, Bill Shute, “Leaf Blowers.” Sound Library Series, Volume 37.

KSE #120, Jack Henry. “Empty Houses.” Issued January 2009.

KSE #119, A. J. Kaufmann, “Satori in Berlin (X-Berg Songs).” Issued December 2008.

KSE #118, Bill Shute, “Venetian Sage.” Issued January 2009.

KSE #117, Zachary C. Bush & Bill Shute, “Shanti.” Creel Pone Sound Study #10.

KSE #116, Misti Rainwater-Lites, “Next Exit: Ten.” Issued November 2008.

KSE #115, various artists, “KSE Last Poems.” Issued November 2008.

KSE #114, Jim D. Deuchars, “Allegheny Rising.”

KSE #113, A. J. Kaufmann & Bill Shute, “Beyond the Blue Rocks: Meditations on the Tibetan Book of the Dead.”

KSE #112, MK Chavez & John Sweet, “Next Exit: Nine.”

KSE #111, A. J. Kaufmann, “Poznan City Gospel.”

KSE #110, Christopher Cunningham, “In Gambler’s Blood.” Sound Library Series, Volume 36. Each copy came with a different original watercolor by Mr. Cunningham.

KSE #109, Stuart Crutchfield & Bill Shute, “Electronic Myth.” Creel Pone Sound Study #9.

KSE #108, Debbie Kirk, “Broken.”

KSE #107, Doug Draime, “Bones.”

KSE #106, A. J. Kaufmann, “East-West Train.” Sound Library Series, Volume 36.

KSE #105, Ronald Baatz & Bill Shute, “The Companionship of the Plum”

KSE #104, Richard Wink, “All Along The Wensum.”

KSE #103, Luis Cuauhtemoc Berriozabal, “Garden of Rocks.”

KSE #102, A. J. Kaufmann, “Siva In Rags.”

KSE #101, Bill Shute, “Face to Face.” Sound Library Series, Volume 34.

KSE #100, Ronald Baatz & Luis Cuauhtemoc Berriozabal, “Next Exit: Seven.”

KSE #99, Aleathia Drehmer, “Thickets of Mayapple.”

KSE #98, Adrian Manning, “Wide Asleep, Fast Awake.” Sound Library Series, Volume 33.

KSE #97, Stuart Crutchfield, “Ozzified.”

KSE #96, Jim D. Deuchars, “Pieces of Eight.”

KSE #95, Bill Shute, “Quartet: Improvisations on the Mandukya Upanishad.”

KSE #94, Doug Draime, “Love and Blues in Oregon.”

KSE #93, Bill Shute, “Transparency.” Sound Library Series, Volume 32.

KSE #92, Bill Shute, “Shore Access.” Sound Library Series, Volume 31.

KSE #91, Bill Shute, “Afterglow.” Sound Library Series, Volume 30.

KSE #90, MK Chavez, “Visitation.”

KSE #89, Hosho McCreesh & Caleb Puckett, “Next Exit: Eight.”

KSE #88, Bill Shute, “Luna Americana.” Creel Pone Sound Study #8.

KSE #87, Doug Draime, “Last May (1968).”

KSE #86, Bill Shute, “Slash & Burn.” Sound Library Series, Volume 28.

KSE #85, Hosho McCreesh, “37 Psalms from the Badlands.”

KSE #84, Bill Shute, “Pulses of Time.” Creel Pone Sound Study #7.

KSE #83, Glenn W. Cooper, “Rimbaud in the City.”

KSE #82, Luis Cuauhtemoc Berriozabal, “Keepers of Silence.”

KSE #81,  Bill Shute, “Still.” Sound Library Series, Volume 29.

KSE #80, KM Dersley & Adrian Manning, “Next Exit: Six.”

KSE #79, Bill Shute, “44 Harmonies.” Sound Library Series, Volume 27.

KSE #78, Michael Layne Heath, “Sacred Grounds.”

KSE #77, Bill Shute, “Red Diptych (for Antoni Tapies).”

KSE #76, Zachary C. Bush & Bill Shute, “Intervals.” Creel Pone Sound Study #6.

KSE #75, K. M. Dersley, “Blue Velour.”

KSE #74, Bill Shute, “Don’t Look Back.” Sound Library Series, Volume 26.

KSE #73, (NUMBER NOT USED–#73 was accidentally used on some copies of Bridge To Nowhere, which is actually #70)

KSE #72, Bill Shute, “Texture and Accident.”

KSE #71, Bill Shute, “Objectless (For Kazimir Malevich).”

KSE #70, Bill Shute, “Bridge To Nowhere.” Sound Library Series, Volume 25.

KSE #69, Christopher Cunningham, “Next Exit: Five.”

KSE #68, Misti Rainwater-Lites, “Lullabies for Jackson.”

KSE #67, Bill Shute, “Norwich Unveiled.”

KSE #66, Zachary C. Bush & Brad Kohler, “Next Exit: Four.”

KSE #65, Bill Shute, “Aligned Into Memory.” The following description was posted at the KSE blog on September 8, 2007 regarding this book: What is KSE #65, you may ask if you’ve been keeping track? Well, that is a small-run and small-sized (half our regular size–it’s 4″ by 2.75″) piece of mine called ALIGNED INTO MEMORY. Recently I’ve been studying  pre-WWII avant-garde graphic arts (especially the work of H.N. Werkman), and I was also very much inspired by the visual art-and-text combinations I saw when visiting the Rhode Island School of Design in August. What I did with this piece was to take an old poem of mine called “Aligned Into Memory” from an early chapbook that had limited distribution (most copies distributed in Canada, never distributed by Volcanic Tongue), do some editing to it, and work it into a visual field, spreading the poem over five small pages. I’ve sent a few of these to poet and artist friends, and the rest will be sent to Volcanic Tongue as a free gift to anyone who buys any Kendra Steiner Editions chapbook from VT.  Stuart and I have integrated visuals into the text of some of our books—-TELESMA CHARGING, FANTASMATA 2007, UPSIDE-DOWN, and PYTHAGORON TWO—-and I expect we will continue to experiment in that area.  Author’s note, April 2009: I never did send any copies of this to Volcanic Tongue. About 10 copies were sent to friends and regular customers. I don’t even have one, so this would probably be the rarest KSE item, along with the pre-KSE version of Four Texas Streams, of which only a dozen exist.

KSE #64, Doug Draime & Misti Rainwater-Lites, “Next Exit: Three.”

KSE #63, Stuart Crutchfield & Bill Shute, “Telesma Charging.” Sound Library Series, Volume 24.

KSE #62, Bill Shute, “Larkspur Variations.”

KSE #61, Stuart Crutchfield, “Pith.”

KSE #60, Bill Shute, “In Perspective.” Chosen as one of the “best reads of 2007” in Arthur Magazine!

KSE #59, Luis Cuauhtemoc Berriozabal, “Without Peace.”

KSE #58, K. M. Dersley, “Retrospective Forecasts.”

KSE #57, Mark Weber, “Four Poems From New York City.”

KSE #56, Thomas Michael McDade & Bill Shute, “Next Exit: Two.”

KSE #55, Doug Draime & Bill Shute, “Next Exit: One.”

KSE #54, Michael Casey, “The Bopper.”

KSE #53, Michael Ceraolo, “More Euclid Creek.”

KSE #52, Doug Draime, “Eyestone.”

KSE #51, Bill Shute, “Cactus Barrier.” Cinema Poetry Series, Volume 2. NOT PUBLISHED.

KSE #50, Thomas Michael McDade, “Thrill and Swill.”

KSE #49, Bill Shute, “Rocket Attack USA.” Cinema Poetry Series, Volume 1.

KSE #48, Bill Shute, “San Antonio Good Friday.” Creel Pone Sound Study #5.

KSE #47, Bill Shute, “Upside Down.” Creel Pone Sound Study #4.

KSE #46, Bill Shute, “Fantasmata 2007.” Creel Pone Sound Study #3.

KSE #45, Brad Kohler, “Energy Fools the Magician.” Sound Library Series, Volume 23.

KSE #44, David Keenan & Bill Shute, “Within Hod, Within.” NOT PUBLISHED.

KSE #43, Bill Shute, Symphonie Rouge. Creel Pone Sound Study #2.

KSE #42, Bill Shute, Fire of the Actual.

KSE #41, Stuart Crutchfield, “The Circus Crows Have Landed.”

KSE #40, Stuart Crutchfield & Bill Shute, “Pythagoron Two.” Creel Pone Sound Study #1.

KSE #39, Bill Shute, “Atonement.” Sound Library Series, Volume 22.

KSE #38, Bill Shute, “Yantra.”

KSE #37, Byron Coley & David Keenan & Bill Shute, “Voluntary Quicksand (In Memory of Richard Brautigan).”

KSE #36, Bill Shute, “Come on, React!” Sound Library Series, Volume 21.

KSE #35, Brad Kohler & Bill Shute, “Exacta Box.”

KSE #34, Stuart Crutchfield, “Shack Simple.”

KSE #33, David Keenan, “High All The Time.” Sound Library Series, Volume 20.

KSE #32, David Keenan, “Just Another High.” Sound Library Series, Volume 19.

KSE #31, Bill Shute, “Illusion of Motion.”

KSE #30, Stuart Crutchfield, “March.” Sound Library Series, Volume 18.

KSE #29, Stuart Crutchfield & Bill Shute, “Stream (Salmon and Blood).”

KSE #28, Bill Shute, “Stop and You Will Become Aware.” Issued October 2006.

KSE #27, David Keenan & Bill Shute, “More Ragas.” An unofficial “sequel” to David Meltzer’s 1959 book “Ragas.”

KSE #26, Bill Shute, “The Lost Tribe: Surviving in the Bush Jungle.”

KSE #25, Bill Shute, “Search.” Sound Library Series, Volume 14.

KSE #24, Stuart Crutchfield & Bill Shute, “Window on the Sea.”

KSE #23, Bill Shute, “Dream Scene.” Sound Library Series, Volume 10.

KSE #22, Bill Shute, “Trip Wire.” Sound Library Series, Volume 7.

KSE #21, Bill Shute, “Don’t Let Me Stand In Your Way!”  This was a horizontal format book.

KSE #20, Bill Shute, “C0lors in Rhythm.” Sound Library Series, Volume 12.

KSE #19, Bill Shute, “Groove.” Sound Library Series, Volume 15.

KSE #18, Bill Shute, “Sliced Tomatoes.” Sound Library Series, Volume 11.

KSE #17, Bill Shute, “Twist.”

KSE #16, Bill Shute, “Chill.” Sound Library Series, Volume 13.

KSE #15, Bill Shute, “Ground.” Sound Library Series, Volume 17.

KSE #14, Bill Shute, “Maya.”

KSE #13, Bill Shute, “Envy.” Sound Library Series, Volume 9.

KSE #12,  Bill Shute, “Sonnets for Bill Doggett.” Six blank-verse Petrarchan sonnets inspired by time spent in Massachusetts and New Jersey, written in Massachusetts in 2006.

KSE #11, Bill Shute, “Spirit.” Sound Library Series, Volume 6. These poems were inspired by the poetry of Frank Samperi. This sequence was adapted for vocal-piano by composer Paul Marbach, and his setting of the poems, also titled “Spirit”,  was recorded (featuring Kendra Shute, alto vocalist) and posted on the internet and distributed on CDR. The recording has been downloaded over 500 times!

KSE #10, Bill Shute, “Balance.” Sound Library Series, Volume 8. This suite of poems was going to be published in its entirety in THE COLONIAL #2. Unfortunately, that fine art-literary-culture mag never made it to a second issue!

KSE #9, Bill Shute, “Extension.” This was never distributed by Volcanic Tongue, only locally.

KSE #8, Bill Shute, “So Long: A Journal.”

KSE #7, Bill Shute, “Happening.” Sound Library Series, Volume 5. This was never distributed by Volcanic Tongue, only locally.

KSE #6, Bill Shute, “Blue Bottle.” Sound Library Series, Volume 4.

KSE #5, Bill Shute, “Red Butterfly.” Sound Library Series, Volume 3.

KSE #4, Bill Shute. “Prototype.” Sound Library Series, Volume 2. Released April 2006.

KSE #3, Bill Shute, “Silhouettes.” Sound Library Series, Volume 1. Issued April 2006. First printing of 39 numbered copies, sold primarily via Volcanic Tongue. Other printings exist, done 10 or 15 at a time to distribute/sell at readings and book fair appearances in support of TWELVE GATES TO THE CITY. Estimated number of copies in circulation is 75.

KSE #2. Bill Shute, “Starlight 1927 Remix.” Issued April 17, 2006. One  printing of 33 copies, all numbered and autographed. Available primarily through Volcanic Tongue. David Tibet found it to be “remarkably beautiful, poignant, and kind in heart and spirit.” Horizontal format, approximately 11″ wide by 6 1/2″ high. All copies w/ lemon yellow covers. After the warm reception given to “Four Texas Streams,” and the acceptance of the Kendra Steiner Editions concept, I felt that I could finally produce a work that was exactly what I wanted it to be, direct from my mind onto the page, in open-field composition, with NO commercial considerations whatsoever. That’s what Jandek, my mentor, did with Corwood Industries, his record label, and that’s what I wanted to do with KSE. And I did with “Starlight 1927 Remix.”  To some extent, this work grew out of my interest in the Burroughs/Gysin book THE THIRD MIND, the idea that meaning can be extracted from found texts through cut-ups and various aleatory procedures. Also, however, I used the model of audio sampling, where the music is created from found elements, but structured and layered by the hand of the artist. All WORDS in the seven poems are taken from the understandably obscure 1927 book by C. W. Leadbeater, STARLIGHT: SEVEN ADDRESSES GIVEN FOR LOVE OF THE STAR, perhaps the last gasp in Leadbeater’s campaign to represent J. Krishnamurti as a kind of new messiah. It’s a curious book full of hollow rhetoric, but as I read it I felt that SOMETHING VERY WORTHWHILE was bubbling under the surface but was held back by the empty-but-loud writing. So I broke the work, as one would crack an egg, and I took that egg and prepared it and made, I hope, something unexpected and delicious. Remember, I did not use a cut-up technique, I composed a new work, but restricted my vocabulary to words used in Leadbeater’s text. This chapbook has never been reprinted, and because of its large size it does not fit in my usual KSE mailing envelopes, so only the longest-term KSE readers probably have one. Issuing this chap was a liberating event for me—-now it was clear that I could produce EXACTLY what I wanted to and that there was a small but appreciative audience for even the most seemingly outre work. With that established, I could then pursue my work with the comfort of knowing that I could bypass the stupid egomanical gatekeepers of the “alternative” poetry world and get the work directly to the readers and to my poet peers. So I got to work, KSE became an ongoing concern, and I began to think about other poets I could throw into the mix. That would come later in 2006…

KSE #1. Bill Shute, “Four Texas Streams.” Issued March 2006. First printing of 12 copies on 8×11 heavy-stock blue paper, distributed to friends locally. No mention of KSE on first printing. Some textual differences from KSE version. Second printing, first with KSE designation, of approximately 75 copies. This printing began the standard 8″ vertical x  5 1/2″ horizontal KSE format used in almost all future chapbooks. Third printing followed with another approximately 75 copies. Other un-numbered printings do exist. Total number of copies distributed probably between 220-250. “Four Texas Streams” also appears as an appendix at the end of my book POINT LOMA PURPLE (Palm Springs: Word Mechanics, 2007). Earlier printings can be spotted by the use of thinner paper (20 or 24 lb.) for both text and for cover. “Four Texas Streams” was picked up for distribution by Volcanic Tongue in Glasgow, Scotland for distribution and began our relationship with VT, which continued for about 2 years.

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